Category Archives: Agricultural Policy

Spring Newsletter: Back to the field

What an event! Thanks to those of you who made it to Corvallis, Oregon, last month for our 8th Organic Seed Growers Conference. Participants were diverse, representing 34 states, 10 countries, and 20 universities. In the words of one participant, … Continue reading

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We Need Your Help to Stop this Awful GMO Labeling Bill

The Senate will soon vote on a bill that will prohibit mandatory GMO labeling. This bill, introduced by Sen. Roberts of Kansas, will prohibit states from requiring the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) food and would block mandatory labeling efforts. … Continue reading

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Winter Newsletter: 2015 Annual Report

This winter newsletter serves as our 2015 annual report. We hope you’ll enjoy reading about our tremendous work last year, including successes that are only possible thanks to a number of collaborations with farmers, universities, and seed advocates like you. We hope … Continue reading

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USDA Proposes More Oversight of GE Wheat: Is it Enough?

UPDATE 12/11/15: The USDA officially announced that it will require permits for all future GE wheat field trials. Thanks to the organizations and businesses that signed our comments calling for these permits and strong containment conditions. Background: The US Department of … Continue reading

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Nation’s Largest Organic Seed Conference to Take Place in Oregon this February

Organic Seed Alliance (OSA), along with co-hosts Washington State University, Oregon State University, and eOrganic, will hold the 8th Organic Seed Growers Conference in Corvallis, Oregon, from February 3 – 6, 2016. The conference features presentations, panel discussions, and networking … Continue reading

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